Infectious Protein?

A study in mice suggests that beta-amyloid, a protein that is misfolded in the brains of Alzheimer's disease patients, can spread via blood, New Scientist reports.

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In PLOS this week: grey wolf population genomics, mutations associated with lung adenocarcinoma survival, and more.

An opinion piece at Bloomberg discusses China's stance on genomic research.

Genetic ancestry testing can affect a person's sense of identity, the New York Times Magazine writes.

Nebula Genomics is launching its genome sequencing service for free for people who provide certain information about themselves, the Boston Globe reports.